|Group: CAMK Family: MAPKAPK Subfamily: MNK|
Description: MAP kinase interacting serine/threonine kinase 2
Gene Symbol: MKNK2
Synonyms: GPRK7, MNK2
UniprotKB/SwissProt: MKNK2_HUMAN (Q9HBH9)
Function: May play a role in the response to environmental stress and cytokines. Appears to regulate transcription by phosphorylating EIF4E, thus increasing the affinity of this protein for the 7-methylguanosine-containing mRNA cap.